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Date: Sun, 01 May 2005 06:39:17 -0400
From: Malt_Hound <Malt_Houndnospamm*yahoo.com>
Subject: Re: Headlight problem


Gemini Jackson wrote: > On Fri, 29 Apr 2005 21:44:01 +0100, Colin Stamp > <col.dustbinnospamp.plus.com> wrote: > > >>On Fri, 29 Apr 2005 16:19:57 -0400, Gemini Jackson <gjnospamail.com> >>wrote: >> >> >>>On 28 Apr 2005 14:24:43 GMT, Dave Hinz <DaveHinznospamcop.net> wrote: >>> >>> >>>>On Thu, 28 Apr 2005 08:37:19 -0400, Gemini Jackson <gjnospamail.com> wrote: >>>> >>>>>Anyone know of a problem with the NG's having headlight issues? Every >>>>>couple of months I have to replace mine. I have a 97 900se. >>>> >>>>Stop buying GE bulbs. >>> >>>The new one's are Sylvania. Can't remember what the old ones were. >> >>Is it always the same headlight that fails? >> >>Cheers, >> >>Colin. > > > Nope. > ~GJ~ Try checking the regulated voltage from the alternator. If the voltage is running high or fluctuating high, it will cause higher current draw through the bulb which will cause the filament to wear out faster. You might just a have a bad regulator. -Fred W

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